Stories regarding young men and women who commit suicide are common place in Sri Lanka.
The latest in these tragedies was reported from a hotel in Induruwa today.
The bodies of a young couple were found in a hotel room where they had hanged themselves using bed sheets.
The deceased are a 36 year old married man from Kaduwela and a 24 year old woman from Kundasale.
Initial investigations have revealed that the man is married to the woman’s sister.
The two were reported missing from their homes since last Sunday.
They had arrived at the hotel in Induruwa last night and evidence from the hotel room suggested that the man had been consuming alcohol through out the night.